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Press Release -- April 20th, 2011
Source: NTT America
Tags: 100G, Ethernet, Exchange, Expansion, IPv6

NTT America Drives Telecom Industry Forward at Key Events in Q2 2011

Tier-1 global IP network provider adds value to important discussions regarding IPv6 technology, Latin America broadband connectivity and monetizing cloud services

Apr 20, 2011

NEW YORK – NTT America, a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) and a Tier-1 global IP network services provider, today announced its plans to participate in several key industry events during the second quarter of 2011.

“As the technology landscape continues to evolve with advances in IPv6 and 100 Gigabyte Ethernet, as well as opportunities for growth and expansion in emerging markets, we are committed to help drive the telecom industry forward,” said Michael Wheeler, vice president, Global IP Network at NTT America. “In the coming months, our participation at industry events is an opportunity for us to engage with other technology leaders and share valuable insight on industry trends to increase broadband connectivity in the U.S. and the rest of the world.”

NTT America will have a presence at the following events:

– Rocky Mountain 2011 IPv6 Summit  – April 25-27 in Denver

As a Silver Sponsor, NTT America will join more than 400 professionals ranging from technology leaders to researchers for discussions on the future of IPv6 technology at the largest IPv6 conference in North America. For more information on the event, visit

– Carrier Cloud Forum at Interop Las Vegas – May 9 in Las Vegas

At Interop, NTT America’s Chief Technology Officer Doug Junkins will join other industry experts at the Carrier Cloud Forum, hosted by Light Reading and Heavy Reading, to explore how cloud-based services will evolve to be profit engines of the future. Doug will provide NTT America’s strategy on cloud services in a Q&A session titled, “Service Provider Perspective” at 2:15 to 2:35 p.m. (PT). In addition, Doug will also participate in a panel, titled, “Monetizing the Cloud: Turning XaaS-Related Services into a Profitable Business,” at 2:50 p.m. (PT). For more information on the forum, visit

– Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) 2011: Inside the Network – May 17-20 in Dallas

At TIA, leaders from across the information technology communications field will come together to discuss security, sustainability and reliability of the network. In addition to participating in an executive roundtable on “How to Create a Profitable Cloud Services Strategy,” sponsored by FierceTelecom, Wheeler will present a session titled “100G Technology: Paving the way for Efficient Cloud Service Delivery,” on Wednesday, May 18 at 4 p.m. (CT). For more information, visit

– International Telecoms Week (ITW) 2011 – May 23-25 in Washington, D.C.

At ITW, NTT America and other Tier 1 providers will collaborate and network with members of the global telecommunications community. Wheeler will participate in a panel discussion with representatives from other carriers that have a strong presence in the Latin America titled, “Regional Focus on Latin America: Keeping the Pace with a Rapidly Expanding Marketplace,” at 2:30 p.m. (ET) on Tuesday, May 24. For more information, visit

– NANOG 52 – June 12-15 in Denver

NewNOG, a community-based nonprofit and current owner of the North American Network Operators Group (NANOG), is an educational forum for the network operator and vendor communities. As part of NTT America’s yearlong Diamond Sponsorship, the company will co-host and exhibit at the interactive Beer & Gear party at 6 p.m. (CT) on Monday, June 13. For more information, visit

– Telecom Exchange 2011 – June 29 in New York City

With its U.S. headquarters located in New York City, NTT America will play an active role at this industry event designed to increase collaboration between telecom network buyers in the New York City area. This year, NTT America will sponsor a table at the event. For more information, visit

Media interested in meeting with NTT America while at any of the shows listed above should contact Katie James at 206.323.3733 or

About NTT America
NTT America is North America’s natural gateway to the Asia-Pacific region, with strong capabilities in the U.S. market. NTT America is the U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, the global data and IP services arm of a Fortune Global 500 telecom leader: Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corporation (NTT). NTT America provides world-class Enterprise Hosting, managed network, and IP networking services for enterprise customers and service providers worldwide. For additional information on NTT America, visit us on the Web at

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About NTT Communications Corporation
NTT Communications provides a broad range of global networks, management solutions and IT services to customers worldwide.  The company is renowned for reliable, high-quality security, hosting, voice, data and IP services, as well as expertise in managed networks and leadership in IPv6 transit technology.  NTT Communications’ extensive infrastructure includes Arcstar Global IP-VPN and Global e-VLAN, as well as a Tier 1 IP backbone reaching more than 150 countries in partnership with major Internet service providers, and secure data centers in Asia, North America and Europe.  NTT Communications is the wholly-owned subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, one of the world’s largest telecoms with listings on the Tokyo, London and New York stock exchanges.  Please visit

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